Plan Your Visit

Everything you need to know about the show

Our Address

Our Address

Bute Park
Cardiff Castle
CF10 1BJ

For general enquiries about the show, please contact Shows Customer Care.

Opening Times

Opening Times

Show times
Friday - Sunday (17-19 April)
10am - 5pm

Getting here

Useful information

Everything you need to know about getting to the RHS Flower Show Cardiff.

Information correct at time of publishing, please check before departing for the show.

Travel by train

Bute Park is a 15-minute walk from Cardiff Central station. For detailed train information, visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

Travel by bus

Regular bus services run from Cardiff Central station to Cardiff Castle and Bute Park. Bus numbers 21, 23, 24, 25 and 27 stop close to the showground. For full details, visit the Cardiff Bus website or Traveline Cymru website.

The National Express bus drop-off is situated in Sophia Gardens.

The Megabus drop-off is situated in Cardiff City Centre, a short walk from the event site.

Travel by boat

A waterbus service is available from Cardiff Bay to Bute Park, a two minute walk from the show's entrance. Services are operated by:

Cardiff Boat Waterbus Princess Katharine (visit their website or email Cardiff Boat Tours).
Cardiff Aquabus Hydro 1 (visit their website)

Travel by car

From the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland, take the M6, M5 and M50/M4. From the South and South West, the approach is by the M5 and M4 then leave the M4 at Junction 29. Access from West Wales is by the M4, junction 32. Upon arrival in the city, follow signs for the city centre, Cardiff Castle and AA signs to the show.

Travel by cycle

If cycling, the nearest cycle route NCR8 passes through the Civic Centre and is only two minutes' ride from the Show entrance. There will be plenty of cycle racks at the show as well as racks available outside the Education Centre and by all three cafes within the Park.



Limited Parking at Sophia Gardens (CF11 9SW) is available to book with your show ticket. Parking is £10/£5 for disabled. There may be some spaces available on the day at the above costs on a first-come first-served basis - please follow local signage and traffic stewards.
Alternatively, see more information about on street parking

Park and Ride
A Park & Ride service is available at Cardiff East (CF23 8HH) close to Junction 29 on the M4. Buses run every 15 minutes on Friday and Saturday and drop off in the city centre close to the show. The route to the show on foot is signposted. 

Sophia Gardens is the most convenient drop-off point.

Tickets and gift vouchers


Tickets are on sale now.

Gift vouchers

Give the gift of shows with our RHS gift vouchers. 


Useful information

This is a temporary, outdoor event and is subject to varying weather and ground conditions. Although some temporary trackway is laid, much of the event is staged on open ground and care must be taken. We therefore advise that you check the weather forecast for the day of your visit and wear suitable clothing and footwear.

Visitors may be subject to random security searches.

Food & drink

There is a wide variety of food and drink options at the show including the new Spring Garden Café and a selection of catering stands serving hot and cold food and drinks. As well as this the show features a delightful Farmers’ Market.

Gluten-free options are available from the following caterers:
  • Spring Garden Café
  • Leaf
  • Whole Hog
You are also welcome to bring picnics to enjoy at the show.


There are a range of shopping options at the show.

Children's entertainment

Adults can bring two children under 16yrs old free of charge, no ticket is required.

There are a range of activities to keep children busy at the show, including children’s trail, interactive talks and workshops including face painting, take homes and floristry for kids.


Pet dogs are welcome, limited to one dog per booking. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times and are not permitted in indoor café areas. Please be a responsible dog owner and clean up after your pet using the bins provided.

Plant and product crèche

There is a plant & product crèche available at the show near the main entrance where you can leave your purchases during your visit.

All items are left at the owner’s risk, and the RHS are not responsible for any items that are lost, stolen or damaged.

RHS Gardening Advice

The RHS Gardening Advice stands are manned by our team of experts who give advice to visitors at all our shows on a host of subjects. At the RHS we are committed to protecting plant health and ask that visitors bring photographs of their plant problems to our shows rather than live plant material. This applies when visiting the RHS Gardening Advice stands or exhibitors in the floral marquees and will help to safeguard all the plants at the shows.

Baby changing and feeding

There are baby changing and feeding facilities at the show.

Lost property

Lost property is located at the Visitor Information Stand in the centre of the showground. Unclaimed items are kept for one month before being donated to local charities.

For further enquiries, please contact Shows Customer Care.

Cash point

There is a cashpoint on site, please see show map for location. A charge applies.


Accessibility at the show

We want to give as many people as possible the opportunity to enjoy Cardiff. For a complete guide on what to expect before you arrive, when you arrive and during your visit, please see our detailed guide.

See accessibility information for our other RHS Shows.


Who to contact

If you have any further queries please contact one of the following:

General show information, feedback or lost property : Shows Customer Care
Ticket or Show Guide issues: RHS Shows Customer Care
Membership: Membership


Get involved

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